Day tour to Sakkara attractions from Cairo

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We offer Private day trip to Sakkara attractions from Cairo, Visit the Step Pyramids of King Djoser, The Pyramid of King Teti, The Mastaba of Meriruka, Kagmeni, Ptah Hotep, The beautiful tomb of Mehu,The famous catacombs of Serappeum, The tomb of Ti

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Start your day trip to Sakkara attractions with an 08:00 pick-up at your hotel. Your guide will take you to Sakkara Plateau which is 55 k.m from Giza.today you will Visit the attractions of Sakkara which was the main Necropolis of Egypt for Memphis during the old Kingdom

In our day trip, you will get time to visit the most beautiful attractions in Sakkara, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser. Built-in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 B.C.E.), this special pyramid is the world's oldest major stone structure.
The Serapium
 The Serapeum at Sakkara was the burial-Palace of the Apis bull,Consists of a series of Catacombs to the Northwest of the Step Pyramid of Djoser from the 30th Dynasty onwards.
Visit the tombs ( Mastabas) of Egypt Viziers
Meriruka
The mastaba of Mereruka is the largest and most elaborate of all the non-royal tombs in Saqqara with 33 rooms in total. Mereruka was the vizier to king Teti, who was the first pharaoh of the 6th dynasty Old Kingdom,
Kagmini
The large mastaba of Kagemni is situated on the northern side of Teti’s pyramid at Saqqara in the block of tombs belonging to the officials of the king’s Dynasty VI reign. Kagemni (also called Memi) is named as ‘Chief Justice and Vizier, Overseer of the Pyramid town of Teti, Overseer of the Priests of Teti’ and was married to a daughter of King Teti, Nebti-nubkhet.
Ptahhotep
This is a double tomb situated among a group of mastabas on the west side of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara. Akhethotep was ‘Chief Justice and Vizier’, and ‘Overseer of the Pyramid Towns and Inspector of Priests of the Pyramid of Niuserre
Mehu
The 4,000-year-old Tomb of Mehu belonged to a high-ranking official. Archaeologists say its colourful wall decorations shed light on how Egyptians lived more than a thousand years before the pyramids were constructed.

Highlights

  • The Step Pyramid
  • The Pyramid of Teti
  • The Mastaba of Meriruka
  • The Mastaba of Kagmeni,
  • The Mastaba of Ptah Hotep
  • The beautiful tomb of Mehu
  • The famous catacombs of Serappeum
  • The tomb of Ti

Inclusions:

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • All transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical sites
  • Egyptologist guide
  • Mineral water

Exclusions:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

Know before you go

  • Available languages (Tour guide):
  • English, German,Dutch French

What to bring:

  • • Passport valid for 6 months
  • • Comfortable shoes
  • • Sun block
  • • Sunglasses